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Comment: Re:Who's dense? (Score 1) 629

by rubycodez (#49593739) Attached to: Pepsi To Stop Using Aspartame

But every single object you see in your daily life has buoyancy, it has to be corrected when weighing things very precisely. And am also amused at everyone spewing the 9.8 m/s^2, that's only at ONE certain distance from center of earth's mass, it varies by height and is NOT a constant at all. They are just spewing high school level simple model without understanding.

Comment: Re:Must have 2 usb and Ethernet! (Score 1) 300

yes, and they have issues that a true rs-232c does not. I have to use a usb to serial often on my job for configuring certain network gear and initial configuration of big iron, it's less than ideal. When I'm in the home office I have an ancient laptop with a real serial and openbsd on it for that, it's much more robust when having to unplug and then plug into another device

Comment: Re:Very Old Technology (Score 1) 216

by rubycodez (#49573943) Attached to: US Successfully Tests Self-Steering Bullets

Nope, old school high powered rifle. First shot alone would have killed him, going in his upper back, then penetrating neck, damaging vertebra in spine, through top of his right lung, and exiting his throat beneath his larynx. Then second shot made large cavity in rear of his head and send skull and brains flying.

In English, every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages.